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Nyírbátor (Hungarian: Nyírbátori járás) is a district in south-eastern part of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County. Nyírbátor is also the name of the town where the district seat is found. The district is located in the Northern Great Plain Statistical Region. This district is a part of Nyírség geographical region.
Nyírbátor District within Hungary and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County.
|• Total||695.94 km2 (268.70 sq mi)|
|Area rank||3rd in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg|
|• Rank||4th in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg|
|• Density||62/km2 (160/sq mi)|
Nyírbátor District borders with Baktalórántháza District and Mátészalka District to the north, the Romanian county of Satu Mare to the east, Romanian county of Bihor and Nyíradony District (Hajdú-Bihar County) to the south, Nagykálló District to the west. The number of the inhabited places in Nyírbátor District is 20.
- Bátorliget (691)
- Encsencs (1,977)
- Kisléta (1,864)
- Máriapócs (2,155)
- Nyírbátor (12,399) – district seat
- Nyírbéltek (2,990)
- Nyírbogát (3,143)
- Nyírcsászári (1,197)
- Nyírderzs (651)
- Nyírgelse (1,159)
- Nyírgyulaj (2,045)
- Nyírlugos (2,824)
- Nyírmihálydi (2,201)
- Nyírpilis (798)
- Nyírvasvári (1,972)
- Ömböly (411)
- Penészlek (978)
- Piricse (1,810)
- Pócspetri (1,681)
- Terem (611)
The bolded municipalities are cities, italics municipalities are large villages.
In 2011, it had a population of 43,040 and the population density was 62/km².
Besides the Hungarian majority, the main minorities are the Roma (approx. 6,000) and Romanian (100).
Total population (2011 census): 43,040
Ethnic groups (2011 census): Identified themselves: 44,442 persons:
Approx. 1,500 persons in Nyírbátor District did declare more than one ethnic group at the 2011 census.
Religious adherence in the county according to 2011 census: